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  1. 1. Careers ServiceAutumn Careers FairFair guideMore than 70 recruiters exhibiting 2nd November 2011 11.00 – Students’ Union This event is kindly sponsored by ACCA as the official patron of the Autumn Fair
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  3. 3. Autumn CAreers FAir 3 Welcome to the Autumn Fair Organised by University of Leicester Careers Service this fair gives you the chance to meet recruiters from some of the most exciting and successful businesses and organisations, locally, nationally and internationally. With a large number of employers to choose from, you will have plenty of opportunities to find out about different career options. Don’t forget to visit employers in all the venues in the students’ union – O2 Academy, Concourse, Queens Hall and the square. Visit the Gain Experience Zone in front of the 1923 restaurant in the square to find out how to make the most of your time at university. there are many other events coming up to help you with your career planning so don’t miss out – check out the other activities at Where to find the Autumn Fair: Percy Gee (students’ union) university of Leicester 11.00am – 3.30pm For your information: filming and photography will be taking place during the event for use on our website and in future publicity. if you do not wish to be filmed, please contact the information desk in the square. South hnson DAVID WILSON Wing LIBRARY g Jo Fieldin £ NUFFIELD FITNESS CENTRE3 2 1 Exit only Autumn Careers Fair This event is kindly sponsored by ACCA as the official patron of the Autumn Fair MAP KEY Campus entrance gate with barrier Wheelchair access informati Exit only Building access:
  4. 4. 4 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCeList of Exhibitors Queens Hall Concourse O2 Academy The Square ACCA/CAET 1 Accenture 33 Aero Engine Controls 36 Apple Retail 69 Army 53 Asda Wal-Mart 57 Astrium 51 AXA UK 46 Babcock International Group 27 Cancer Research UK 16 CareerPlayer 29 Caterpillar 72 CEVA Logistics 64 CGGVeritas 25 CII 39 CIMA 20 CIPFA 45 Civil Service 71 College of Law (The) 65 Co-operative Group (The) 11 Cummins Ltd 47 Delcam plc 77 Deloitte 59 E.ON UK 5 Emerson Process Management 68 Enterprise Rent-a-Car 56 EURES/Jobcentre Plus 4 Experian 18 Explore Learning 76 FDM Group 6 Fujitsu 62 Global Career Company 44 GCHQ 2 Graduate Recruitment Bureau 10 21 Grant Thornton UK LLP 40 HSBC 73
  5. 5. Autumn CAreers FAir 5IBM 74ICAEW 60ICSA 12Inside Careers 14Jadu Ltd 69Jaguar Land Rover 54John Lewis Partnership (The) 61Ketchum Pleon 8KPMG LLP 37Leicester City Council 22Leicestershire Constabulary 42Lidl UK GmbH 3Lloyds 17Local Government Group 30Majestic 38Matchtech Group 70Mattioli Woods 75Mazars LLP 28Mercer 43Milkround 26Next 52NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme 48npower 35PKF 55Prospects 41PWC 23Royal Air Force 24Royal Bank of Scotland 19Royal Navy & Royal Marines 32RSM Tenon 7Santander 63Science &Technology Facilities Council 50TARGETjobs 31Teach First 58Teachers 2 ParentsTessella 9TJX Europe 66TDA for School 15Vauxhall Motors 49WikiJob 34
  6. 6. 6 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe Exhibitors ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) As the international body for professional accountants, ACCA offers you more. more than just a good reputation. more than worldwide influence and career progress in any organisation. ACCA offers you the world. Qualifying with ACCA is your first step towards a successful career in accountancy, business and finance. the breadth of the ACCA qualification makes it the perfect platform to launch any business career, and you will have the opportunity to acquire technical skills that employers are now demanding. Our qualification gives you the transferable skills you need, so that in the long-term you can apply for finance roles in any sector, in any business, anywhere in the world. ACCA is the largest and fastest growing international accountancy body, with over 424,000 students and 147,000 members in 170 countries. studying with ACCA allows you to build a future that is diverse, challenging and full of opportunities. there are three equally important elements to qualifying as an ACCA accountant - exams, practical experience and an online ethics module. the ACCA qualification really does give you freedom, recognition and the power to choose your own career path in accountancy, business and finance. ACCA’s flexible approach equals freedom. internships at university can count towards the practical experience requirements of the qualification and enhance employability. Also, exemptions from a relevant degree means fewer exams to sit. As the contract isn’t tied into a training contract you can take your hard work with you whenever you move jobs. Accenture you really can achieve more at Accenture. you’ll work with the very best people, the most prestigious clients and the very latest technology. you’ll tackle complex projects with access to superb training and support. And you’ll be part of one of the world’s leading management consulting, technology services and outsourcing companies. Come and meet us and find out more about graduate opportunities and what life is like at Accenture. Aero Engine Controls Aero engine Controls is a joint venture between two key players in the aerospace industry: rolls-royce plc and Goodrich Corporation. Aero engine Controls, a global player in the aerospace industry, designs, develops and manufactures one of the most critical systems in the development of aero engines. We are continually searching for and developing talent to build our organisation. We operate nationally accredited programmes dedicated to developing both graduates and industrial placement students. We are looking for: • mechanical engineers • manufacturing engineers • electronic engineers • systems engineers • software engineers
  7. 7. Autumn CAreers FAir 7 Apple Retail in university, you discovered yourself — as well as an amazing amount of untapped potential to lead. now you’re ready to put it to the test and launch your career: the Apple store Leader Programme could be your ideal path to success. Army Can’t bear the thought of repetitive work in an office? Want something challenging that gives you variety and early responsibility? then being an Army officer is for you! individuals who are self-confident, self-motivated and looking for a varied lifestyle in a high-quality organisation are our target. Asda Wal-Mart Part of the Wal-mart family, Asda is one of the uK’s fastest growing and most successful retailers. the business employs over 170,000 people across 400 stores, 23 depots and its Leeds-based head office. Our graduate programmes cover retail management, Distribution management, trading, Finance, ecommerce, marketing and it solutions. a multicultural team in our Processing Centre whereyou will contribute to seismic data processing projects.After learning our data processing software and our interactiveapplications, you will implement many techniques including:• Multiples/Antimultiples • Seismic Velocity analysis• Surface statics correction • Noise attenuation• Imaging techniquesYour main responsibilities will consist of:• Execution of technical projects• Project quality control• Communication and customer relationshipJob Requirements:Our ideal candidate should have obtained or be in view of a BSc or MSclevel in Geophysics, Maths, Physics, Signal Processing or equivalent.You will possess good team and project management skills, be openminded and committed to quality and deadlines. You must be fluentin spoken and written English.Please contact Karen Reid – or visit our
  8. 8. 8 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe Astrium Astrium is a global space industry leader, with world-class expertise and extensive prime-contractorship experience across all sectors of the space business. seeking graduates from the following disciplines: Physics, maths, Commercial and Business studies and all areas of engineering excluding civil and chemical. AXA UK AXA is a global leader in financial protection with 216,000 employees protecting assets of 96 million customers worldwide. We are constantly re-defining standards to deliver maximum value to clients and shareholders and are currently listed in the top 25 Best Big Companies to work for. Babcock International Group Babcock. trusted to deliver™ Babcock designs, builds, manages, operates and maintains over £40billion worth of assets vital to transport, energy, defence, telecommunications and education. We’ve openings across engineering and business disciplines for imaginative problem- solvers, offering exposure to multi-million pound projects and a decisive say in setting your own direction. Cancer Research UK every year, Cancer research uK offers a variety of graduate opportunities in all aspects of their work including fundraising, marketing, communications, science and corporate services. Few organisations can offer such a unique range of opportunities or allow graduates to make a real contribution. Visit for more details. CareerPlayer Graduate jobs and career advice on video. if you’re trying to figure out what to do or want to land your dream internship or graduate scheme, help is at hand. Watch 100s of career advice videos bringing graduate jobs to life, practice psychometric tests and search graduate schemes and internship opportunities.
  9. 9. Autumn CAreers FAir 9CaterpillarCaterpillar is the world’s largest manufacturer of construction and mining equipment,and a leading global supplier of diesel engines and natural gas turbines.We wish to recruit enthusiastic and ambitious graduates to become the leaders ofthe future and we are prepared to invest in your development. As part of this wewill support you towards achieving a professional qualification within your chosendiscipline; for example engineers wishing to become chartered. you will also beassigned a mentor to help you get the most out of our graduate scheme.Our 12-month industrial placement scheme offers you the chance to perform in a realjob, gain high-quality experience and develop your skills and knowledge effectively.We will help you maximise the opportunities available to you during your year awayfrom university. Additionally, completing an industrial placement with us gives youan excellent chance of returning to the company as a graduate. these fantasticopportunities are available in the following areas: engineering, Finance, informationsystems, Logistics, Human resources, Purchasing, sales and marketing, supply Chain,employee Communications and environmental Health and safety.We require you to have achieved, or be on track to achieve, a minimum of a 2:1 inyour degree.www.catukgraduates.comCEVA LogisticsCeVA Logistics, one of the world’s leading supply chain companies, designs andimplements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national andmultinational companies. We have launched our 2011-2012 attraction campaignto recruit our future talent, starting in september 2012. Apply now at is the world’s leading international geophysical company delivering awide range of technologies, services and equipment through sercel, to its broad baseof customers mainly throughout the global Oil and Gas industry. We have over 110years of experience and a recognised track of leadership in geophysics.www.cggveritas.comCIIrisk is one of the most important areas of finance and yet one of the leastunderstood. Combined with Financial Planning, the professions form one-third of alluK financial services roles.Visit our stand and we will tell you why now is the right time to get into the sector. We willgive you an insight into the diverse world of risk, an opportunity to speak to practitionerswithin the profession and an insight into key skills and graduate opportunities.the Cii is the world’s largest professional body for insurance, risk and financialservices, with more than 100,000 members in 150 countries. you can find out moreat and
  10. 10. 10 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe CIMA (Chartered Institute of Management Accountants) CimA is the only professional body that qualifies accountants solely for business; it’s a proven path to fantastic career prospects and high earning potential. We work in partnership with organisations around the world to encourage and develop the support they offer to our students. www.cimaglobal.comLSE True 210 x 210mm:Layout 1 4/7/11 14:52 Page 1 We help more lawyers get their first job in law than any other law school Because we work with 94 of the top 100 UK law firms and 4 of the 5 top global firms, our students are better placed to launch their careers. Thats just one of the reasons why 84% gained training contracts or other legal work within months of passing their LPC. If you’re serious about law, qualify with the leaders in law. The full range of courses to prepare you for your legal career: GDL/LPC/BPTC/JD/LL.M Flexible full-time, part-time and S-mode options available nationwide To find out more join the Future Lawyers Network Based on known records of students successfully completing their studies in 2010 at or call 0800 289997
  11. 11. Autumn CAreers FAir 11CIPFA(Chartered Institute of Public Finance & Accountancy)CiPFA is the qualification for a successful career in Finance and Accountancy. CiPFAhas been training accountants, financial managers and auditors for over 120 years,and is the only professional body to specialise in public services.With the public sector accounting for over 40% of the global economy, there hasnever been a better time to consider a career in public finance. Visit to find out how easy it is to become a student and study with us.the CiPFA professional qualification will equip you with a wide range of technicalskills that are transferable to all sectors. We have various employers across theuK such as KPmG, Grant thornton, metropolitan Police and the nHs. For moreinformation about trainee vacancies visit Servicethe competition for places in the prestigious Civil service Fast stream goes live on 19thseptember. if you see yourself working at the heart of the issues that shape society,on the front line of service delivery, or helping to transform the Civil service, the Faststream offers a unique opportunity to do so: you have until 30 november to apply.The Civil Service Fast StreamConsistently ranked in the top ten of the times top 100 Graduate employers, theFast stream is a talent management programme for graduates with the potentialto become the future leaders of the Civil service. you could be working in areassuch as education, health, justice, employment, defence, transport and manymore. Whatever the role and wherever you are based, you will have work of realintellectual appeal and a programme of learning and development that will bringout your full potential.The Fast Stream Programmes• the Graduate Fast stream is open to people from any discipline. Within this stream, you can choose from a range of option according to your preferences and interests.• the Analytical Fast stream is aimed at economists, statisticians, social and operational researchers.• the Hr Fast stream is aimed at people with a proven interest in all areas of the Hr profession.• the technology in Business Fast stream is aimed at people who understand and have a strong interest in technology.• the european Fast stream is aimed at people seeking a career in the eu institutions.• the northern ireland Fast stream is aimed at people seeking roles based in that country.Posts are available throughout the uK, with starting salaries ranging between around£25,000 and £27,000. All Fast stream programmes require a 2:2 degree in anydiscipline, with exception of the Analytical and technology in Business Fast streams,which require 2:1 degrees.Find us on Facebook: Civil service Fast stream (uK).
  12. 12. 12 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe College of Law (The) We don’t just prepare you for your exams…we prepare you for your whole career. With centres in Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, London, manchester and york, we’re the uK’s leading provider of legal education. Our innovative courses are designed and taught by lawyers, with a clear focus on building the practical skills, commercial awareness and independent thinking you’ll need to succeed in practice. this is supported by an award-winning pro bono programme and the largest and best-resourced careers service in uK legal education. you’ll benefit from excellent tutor support, state-of-the-art it facilities and access to unrivalled online and offline learning methods and resources. • Graduate Diploma in Law: conversion course for non-law graduates • Legal Practice Course: vocational training for future solicitors • Bar Professional training Course: vocational training for future barristers • LL.m: professional, practice-led masters degrees Full-time and part-time study available. Visit our website for more details and open day booking at Co-operative Group (The) the Co-operative is member owned, with around 15 different businesses. Founded on pioneering ethical values, the Group doesn’t exist solely to make profit. We offer 4 different Graduate Programmes across our businesses, in General management, Hr, Finance and retail Operations. Details available at: Cummins Ltd Cummins are global leaders in the diesel engine, power generation and emissions solutions markets. With manufacturing plants in 14 countries, 45,000 employees and a projected turnover of $17billion in 2011, you would be joining an organisation that offers massive opportunities on a global basis. A wide range of graduate and placement positions are available in Design engineering, manufacturing/ mechanical/ electrical engineering, Product engineering, shop Operations, manufacturing support, Product Development, systems, Quality, Purchasing, supply Chain management, it, Finance, Hr. Positions are available from summer 2012 and are in the following locations: Cumbernauld, Darlington, Daventry, Huddersfield, Peterborough, ramsgate, stamford, stockton and Wellingborough. you will be provided with a structured training plan consisting of corporate training programmes, product awareness and any technical requirements. Bursaries are offered to the most outstanding placement students. Are you ready to face new challenges, be given new opportunities and learn new skills? All positions are detailed on our website where applications must be made online at: – there is no closing date so apply as soon as possible.
  13. 13. Complete CADCAM SolutionsWant to help design winning racing cars, next us. We offer competitive salaries, contributorygeneration fighter planes, the biggest yachts, pension sheme, private medical cover, and anthe fastest trainers? With Delcam you can! annual bonus scheme to enable all our staff toAs innovators in computer aided design and share in our success. We encourage our staff tomanufacture we help product designers and get to know each other out of the office withengineers to lead their fields by transforming subsidised social activities like karting, cricket,their ideas into real world products through our golf, and hiking weekends.range of state of the art software. For our summer 2012 graduate intake weDelcam is a world-leading developer and supplier are looking for bright IT, maths, engineering,of advanced CADCAM software and the largest and marketing graduates to join our growingdeveloper of product development software in company to fill vacancies we have for softwarethe UK. With more than 35,000 customers in 80 developers, application engineers, and productcountries we are a truly international company marketeers. As well as permanent roles wewith many household names such as Nike, also offer summer internships and 12 monthBoeing, and Mattel as clients. Our products placements to undergraduates. If you’re the sortare used in a variety of industries ranging from of individual who would thrive in a dynamicAutomotive and Aerospace all the way through company like ours, please send your CV toto Medical and Dental. with a short covering email stating which vacancy you are applying for byOur staff are our biggest asset and we work 11th December. For more information pleasehard to ensure that we get the best from each visit and that they get the maximum from
  14. 14. 14 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe Delcam Delcam is a world-leading developer and supplier of advanced CADCAm software for a variety of industries ranging from automotive and aerospace through to medical and dental. We are recruiting software developers and application engineers to join our growing team based at our Birmingham headquarters. Deloitte As the world’s largest professional services firm, we offer graduate careers within Audit, tax, Consulting, Corporate Finance and technology. What’s more, with a culture that offers high reward for high performance and great career development opportunities, it’s the chance to work for a firm you can be proud of. And with the breadth of experience on offer, you’ll get the complexity and challenges you yearn for. Apply for one of 1,500 vacancies at All degree disciplines are welcome and we operate on a first come, first served basis. E.ON UK We’re part of the e.On group, one of the world’s largest investor-owned power and gas companies. Our focus is to provide cleaner & better energy and we need talented graduates to support us with this vision. if you want to be part of a better energy future, please come and see us at the Autumn Careers Fair. Emerson Process Management Ltd A leading global supplier of products, services and solutions across many industries, i.e. oil & gas, power and chemical. We offer a structured sales and technical Programme with exposure across multiple divisions and our overseas operations, and you’ll receive excellent product and sales training from a market leader. Enterprise Rent-a-Car enterprise rent-a-Car is recognised as one of the uK’s leading management development organisations by allowing you to run your own business, hire and manage your own team, and gain crucial business training in a very short period of time. From day one, you will actively participate in everything from sales and marketing to customer service to accounting and finance.
  15. 15. Autumn CAreers FAir 15EURES/Jobcentre Pluseuropean employment services (eures) provides information and advice toindividuals who wish to move / work in a different eeA country. eures consists of aJob mobility Portal and network of 700 eures Advisers who are in daily contact withjobseekers and employers across Learningexplore Learning is a rapidly expanding company making a difference in children’seducation. Graduates make an impact running our learning centres and on thelives of the families who attend. enjoy job satisfaction, gain skills in marketing,management and teaching. nationwide opportunities and a competitive GroupFDm Group is an international it services provider with over 200 blue-chip clientsworldwide including: HsBC, Virgin media, BskyB, Credit suisse, rBs, British Airways,Detica, and Deutsche Bank.FDm Group will be recruiting 1000 graduates in 2011 and is the uK’s largest it graduateemployer. Our graduate programme covers Java and .net Development, Applicationsupport, software testing, infrastructure support and Project management Office.With offices in London, Brighton, manchester, Zurich, Luxembourg, Frankfurt, new yorkand Hong Kong, FDm can offer both uK and international graduate opportunities.www.fdmacademy.comFujitsuWe are the uK and ireland it services division of the Fujistu group, one of theworld’s largest it companies. unlike a lot of our competitors we take a no-nonsense,straightforward approach to it, delivering solutions that help our customers deliver results.We recruit around 50 industrial placements and graduates each year in manydifferent roles, including project management, commercial, finance, Hr, servicedelivery and account management.Find out more at website find us on Facebook or twitter (@Graduates_2012)Global Career Companyintroduction to Global Career Company: A leading international recruitmentconsultancy with a focus on the emerging markets. We specialise in recruitinginternationally based candidates from Africa, menA, Asia Pacific and Central &eastern europe into jobs within their home
  16. 16. 16 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) GCHQ – the Government Communications Headquarters – plays a crucial role in countering threats to British people and interests by delivering signals intelligence and information assurance services. it also hosts the uK’s Cyber security Operations Centre (CsOC). GCHQ is based in Cheltenham (Gloucestershire). Visit for details. Applicants must be British citizens. Graduate Recruitment Bureau the Graduate recruitment Bureau (GrB) specialise in placing graduates into graduate jobs and advertising student jobs, internships, gap years and courses. in addition, we host a huge amount of free services and information including graduate/student advice, social networking interaction and industry videos. signing up at only takes 2 minutes. tell us your graduate degree and the sectors you wish to work in and we will update you on graduate vacancies that you are qualified for and interested in! Grant Thornton Grant thornton is a leading business and financial adviser employing more than 4,000 of the profession’s brightest minds. Providing assurance, tax and specialist advisory services we work with clients of every description, advising everyone from privately-held businesses to public entities to high-net-worth individuals. HSBC Headquartered in London, HsBC is one of the largest banking and financial services organisations in the world with around 7,500 offices in 87 countries worldwide. HsBC recruits only the most talented graduates, from any discipline, who can display the talent and ability to progress to management and executive positions across the business. Our Graduate Programmes and internships offer early responsibility, recognition of achievement, world-class development and competitive rewards.
  17. 17. Autumn CAreers FAir 17 IBM think iBm is just a technology company? then think again. We’re offering first class opportunities for top students and graduates across our business from consulting to technology, business to operations to sales, finance to human resources. Are you ready to expand your world? Let’s build a smarter planet. ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) the iCAeW is the largest professional chartered accountancy body in europe, with more than 130,000 members in more than 162 countries. Graduates study for our ACA qualification on a three year training agreement. Visit our stand to pick up a free copy of training Vacancies. JLR 148x210 24/8/11 12:46 Page 1 ULTIMATEDESTINATION Creating new products. Exciting new careers. GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES Fuelled by global desirability and unparalleled ambition, Jaguar Land Rover is painting an impressive picture of success. We’re growing around the world – broadening our horizons and as a result creating all kinds of exciting graduate career opportunities in everything from Product Development Engineering, Finance, Purchasing, Manufacturing Engineering, IT, HR and Marketing, Sales & Service. If you work here, you’ll play a real part in driving forward a global business. Your ideas will go further. Your projects will be bigger. You will be involved in decisions affecting our brands and your contribution will make an impression in over 160 countries. And you thought it was only our vehicles that were exciting. For the full picture, visit
  18. 18. 18 uniVersity OF LeiCester · CAreers serViCe ICSA (Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators) the institute of Chartered secretaries and Administrators (iCsA) is the international qualifying and membership body for the Chartered secretary profession. Our qualifying scheme is the most broad-based qualifying scheme available comprising eight modules including corporate governance, corporate law, accounting and corporate secretarial practice. to find out more visit – Inside Careers inside Careers is a leading provider of careers advice and graduate jobs. Our website provides students with: • Graduate jobs, internships and placements • Professional careers advice • recent graduate profiles • senior profiles • Deadline and event calendars • email updates to help you plan for your future job Jadu Ltd Jadu is a leading global provider of web experience software, specialising in the design and development of enterprise-wide websites, forms, search and mobile applications. With offices in the uK and us, Jadu’s content management system, forms, search and mobile technology powers hundreds of public and private sector organisations across the world. We hire great minds to work on great software and to build the greatest web and mobile apps in the universe. Whether you’re a programmer, designer, developer, a project manager or in sales and marketing, there is a job for you at Jadu. Have you got what it takes? At Jadu, we look for the best minds in the industry. People who love their work and inspire those around them to excellence, someone who is passionate about the technology they work with, someone who loves delighting customers, loves creating something amazing and someone who lives to work rather than works to live. Jaguar Land Rover We make amazing products but we’re all about ideas and fresh thinking, whatever role you’re in. From Graduates, engineers and Apprentices to management Accountants, Hr generalists and it experts, you don’t have to be a car-fanatic to find a career on the fast track here.
  19. 19. Autumn CAreers FAir 19John Lewis Partnership (The)the John Lewis Partnership is one of the uK’s largest retailers incorporating John LewisDepartment stores and Waitrose supermarkets. Our exciting and varied graduateopportunities are in retail management, Buying, merchandising, i.t and Finance. Alldetails regarding our schemes can be found on PleonKetchum Pleon is a global Public relations agency specialising in Brand, Healthcare,Corporate and Public Affairs. Public relations offers an exciting and challenging careerthat combines interesting and stimulating work with the need to be creative, flexibleand client-focused. We offer a graduate programme and internships; please see ourwebsite for more information. LLPAt KPmG, the people make the place. the fact that we consistently appear in the top10 of the ‘sunday times Best Big Companies to Work For’, list speaks for find out more and apply, visit our City CouncilOur graduate programme is unique to Leicester City Council and reflects andsupports ‘investing in skills’ a priority of One Leicester and supports the ethos ofsustaining our local community. Our programme ensures we attract, retain anddevelop graduates from the local community and local Constabularythink Policing is not for you? think again!Why not apply to join us as a special Constable? We offer extensive trainingopportunities within this voluntary role. As an equal opportunities employer, femalesand minority groups are positively encouraged to apply.www.leics.police.uwk/careers
  20. 20. Quality products. Quality people.Anythingbut ordinary.Graduate Area ManagersLOCATIONS NATIONWIDEStarting £33,000 pa, rising to £42,000 after 12 months(rising to £53,000 after a further 2 years) plus car + benefitsAre you ready to manage? Are you anything but ordinary?If you can lead and inspire as part of a team, take the next step now towardsrunning multiple stores with a world-class retailer.Our fast-track programme into Area Management is for outstanding, self-confidentindividuals, who can make a significant difference to our business from day one.There is a steep learning curve and we’ll give you the chance to take earlyresponsibility of a district of up to five stores.To apply online please visit
  21. 21. Autumn CAreers FAir 21LidlLidl is an established international food retailer with over 580 stores in the uK. OurGraduate Area management Programme covers all aspects of retail managementfrom store operations to logistics, supply chain, property and most importantly,people management. We are seeking talented, motivated and ambitious people whoare excellent communicators and possess good commercial’sAs the world’s leading insurance market, we insure some extraordinary risks, fromhurricanes to sports events and space travel to celebrity body parts. Howeverunpredictable the risks we cover are, they do sometimes occur, and when they do,our reputation for managing claims honestly and professionally, means that we aretrusted to cover the risks that others can’t.Lloyd’s is made up of the market itself and the Corporation. While independentbusinesses buy and sell insurance in the market, the Corporation oversees andpromotes that work. We offer graduate programmes in both can choose between:The Generalist Programmethis programme is designed to let you explore both the market and the Corporation.Over 18 months you’ll choose placements and tailor your learning to your own skills& interests to decide where your future lies.The Claims Programmeif you’re a strategic thinker with a flair for negotiation, the claims programme couldbe ideal for you. Over twelve months you’ll take on placements and job-shadowingopportunities that are designed to prepare you for a career in this high-profile area ofthe market.We also offer eight-week summer internships for students in their penultimate yearof Government Group(National Graduate Development Programme)real life. real work.the ngdp is a two-year graduate management development programme, run by theLocal Government Group. the programme provides local government with high-calibre managers and gives committed graduates the training and opportunities tomake a positive impact to local government and the communities they – live from late October
  22. 22. Autumn CAreers FAir 23Majesticmajestic has over 160 stores nationwide. We are looking for people who have apassion for retail and a commitment to deliver fantastic customer service. you needto be enthusiastic with great people skills, which we will help you develop into aretail management Groupmatchtech Group is one of the uK’s largest specialist recruitment agencies.We recruit across the scientific, it and engineering industries as well as within theprofessional services such as Accounting & Finance and Procurement & supply WoodsLeicester’s Aim-listed mattioli Woods plc has enjoyed dynamic growth for almost twodecades, advising high-net-worth individuals on investment and retirement wealthplanning. this structured graduate training programme offers the opportunity forprofessional qualifications and fast–track career progression.www.mattioli-woods.comMazars LLPmazars is an international accountancy firm and business advisory group. each yearwe recruit graduates to join our Chartered Accountancy, Financial Advisory and taxAdvisory training schemes. For more details please visit our website or contact theGraduate team on 01582 700 is a global leader in human resource consulting, outsourcing and investmentservices, with more than 25,000 clients worldwide. mercer consultants help clientsdesign and manage health, retirement and other benefits and optimise humancapital. Our graduate vacancies can be found is the uK’s most popular website for student and graduate careers.milkround has everything to ensure a successful graduate career with internships,placements, graduate jobs and schemes to get the experience you need and take itinto a full time position.Visit the milkround stand today to register for our free personalised email service orgo to our
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  24. 24. Autumn CAreers FAir 25Nextif you’re intelligent, ambitious, with an out-going personality and want to break intofashion retailing, you can take the first step in a rewarding career with the highlyregarded next training programme. We offer roles in Buying and merchandising atour Head Office in Leicestershire. Graduate Management Training Schemeyou need a 2:2 in any subject. We offer a comprehensive programme in: Finance,General management, Hr or informatics. this comprehensive programme ofchallenging work placements and learning opportunities in a variety of formats isaimed at providing you with the skills to become a npower is a leading integrated energy company and is part of the rWe Group,one of europe’s leading electricity and gas companies. We look after around 6.5millioncustomer accounts and produce over 10% of the electricity used in the uK.www.brightergraduates.comPKFDon’t choose between education and experience – you can have both! if you have a2:1 degree or better and 280 uCAs points, you can start work at PKF while studyingfor a broad range of accounting qualifications. On-the-job coaching means you candevelop your career without putting it on is the uK’s official graduate careers website. Whether you’re lookingfor a job, work experience, a postgraduate course or careers advice, Prospects has itcovered. register with Prospects to stay up to date with new job vacancies, tailoredto match your part of something special. Join the firm that’s been voted number one in ‘thetimes top 100 Graduate employers’ survey for the last eight years. you’ll enjoyexceptional business exposure, build wide-ranging skills and life-long relationships,and gain valuable professional qualifications.Find out more at
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